Posts Tagged ‘Installment Agreement’

Posted on May 22, 2018 in IRS

A levy is a legal seizure of your property to satisfy a tax debt. Levies are different from liens. A lien is a legal claim against property to secure payment of the tax debt, while a levy actually takes the property to satisfy the tax debt. Where does Internal Revenue Service (IRS) authority to levy […]

Now that tax season is over, audit season has arrived. Based on statistics released in the 2017 IRS Data Book, the audit rate for individual tax returns is the lowest it’s been since 2002. It’s currently 0.6 percent, or about one in every 160 returns. That rate amounted to 934,000 audited returns in 2017. But there […]

Posted on May 5, 2018 in IRS

Your client wants to sell or buy valuable property, and you have patiently answered questions and jumped through all the hoops, but you know that if the seller cannot convey clear title after the contract is signed, all inspections completed and conditions met, there will be no deal.  You get the title commitment and realize […]

Consumers would do almost anything than pay their taxes, according to a new survey, even if it meant shaving their heads, foregoing the internet and social media for a year, or having the same song stuck in their heads. The survey, from the online marketplace Offers.com, polled more than 1,000 consumers across the country. It […]

When the IRS comes around to collect, sooner or later you’re going to have to face the music. If you play games with the tax collector, the system is designed to make your life miserable. So here are ten things to remember when you owe the IRS: Don’t ignore any IRS notices. More people get […]

Reasonable Cause is based on all the facts and circumstances in the taxpayer’s situation.  The IRS will consider any reason which establishes all ordinary business care and prudence was used to meet your Federal tax obligations but were nevertheless unable to do so. Typical Situations The IRS will consider any sound reason for failing to file […]

There are times where you agree with the IRS that you owe taxes, but you can’t pay due to your current financial situation. If the IRS agrees that you can’t both pay your taxes and your reasonable living expenses, it may place your account in Currently Not Collectible (CNC) (hardship) status.

If your Collection Statute Expiration Date (CSED) is near, the IRS may act aggressively to get you to pay as much as possible before the deadline or agree to extend it.

Porterville, Calif.: Preparer Marie E. Sherrill, 56, has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aiding the preparation of a false return. According to the plea agreement, Sherrill promoted a fraudulent investment program that promised the victims that their money would be put into “pooled investments” with the money of other […]

Worker misclassification is a perennial issue for the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities due to the perception that many employers are not properly classifying their workers. By avoiding labeling their workers as employees, employers also avoid paying minimum wages, overtime, payroll taxes, worker’s compensation, unemployment, Social Security contributions, health benefits, paid leave, 401(k) […]